Oakland Museum of California Announces Extension of Record-Breaking Major Exhibition No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man
Organized by the in collaboration with , No Spectators is making its final stop and West Coast debut at OMCA. The special exhibition brings spectacular artwork, large-scale sculptures, and interactive installations from Burning Man to OMCA’s galleries and gardens. The exhibition includes three outdoor installations on free public display throughout the Museum’s campus, including a 40-foot-tall temple built especially for OMCA by renowned sculptor David Best.
During the week-long extension, the public will have several additional opportunities to experience the exhibition. OMCA will remain open on President’s Day, Monday, February 17 from 11 am – 5 pm (please note the Museum is closed on Tuesday). An additional Late Night at No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man event held Thursday, February 20 will offer visitors a final opportunity to experience the exhibition in an intimate, after-hours setting from 6-10 pm (tickets available here). Visitors can also experience the exhibition during Friday Nights at OMCA on February 21 from 5-9 pm.
Timed tickets are required for entry to No Spectators and the Museum highly recommends buying tickets online in advance; a limited number of same-day tickets will be available onsite depending on capacity. There is a $5 charge in addition to general admission pricing for special exhibitions. More information about timed ticketing for this exhibition can be found on OMCA’s website.
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No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man
*Now Extended Through February 23, 2020 Due to Popular Demand
Late Night at No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man
Thursday, February 20
Kick back with us at the final Late Night at No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man on Thursday, February 20. Have a drink (or two, we won’t judge) while you marvel at the spectacular artwork of Burning Man before the exhibition closes on February 23. Grab your friends, unwind with exclusive after-hours access to this record-breaking exhibition, and stay up late with some of the coolest art in the world at the last Late Night at No Spectators.
Access to Late Night includes admission to No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man only. Additional gallery access is not included in the admission price.
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The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) tells the many stories that comprise California, creating the space and context for greater connection, trust, and understanding between people. Through its inclusive exhibitions, public programs, educational initiatives, and cultural events, OMCA brings Californians together and inspires greater understanding about what our state’s art, history, and natural surroundings teach us about ourselves and each other. With more than 1.9 million objects, OMCA brings together its multi-disciplinary collections of art, history, and natural science with the first-person accounts and often untold narratives of California, all within its 110,000 square feet of gallery space and seven-acre campus. The Museum is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year as a leading cultural institution of the Bay Area and a resource for the research and understanding of California’s dynamic cultural and environmental heritage for visitors from the region, the state, and around the world.
The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) is at 1000 Oak Street, at 10th Street, in Oakland. Museum admission is $16 general; $11 seniors and students with valid ID, $7 youth ages 9 to 17, and free for Members and children 8 and under. There is a $5 charge in addition to general admission pricing for special exhibitions. OMCA offers onsite underground parking and is conveniently located one block from the Lake Merritt BART station, on the corner of 10th Street and Oak Street. The accessibility ramp is located at the 1000 Oak Street main entrance to the Museum.